Conservation Officer Josiah R. Towne
Region Two Office, New Hampton, NH
603-744-5470 603-271-3361
January 14, 2018

Groton, NH – On the Afternoon of Saturday, January 12, 2019, Conservation Officers with New Hampshire Fish and Game were called to a snowmobile accident in the Town of Groton.

William Dawley, 59, of Waterford, Connecticut, was thrown from his snowmobile after hitting an obstacle in Trail 151 near Halls Brook Rd. Dawley sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported by Hebron Fire Department Ambulance to Speare Memorial Hospital. Conservation Officers were also assisted by the Grafton County Sheriff’s Office.

Conservation Officers would like to remind the snowmobiling public to reduce speeds and use caution on trails. Early season conditions in the Lakes Region vary by elevation and other factors. For more safe riding tips visit